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Daan is 'a trusted advisor' and is 'extremely smart, pragmatic, effective and highly accessibly; he remains calm under all circumstances and radiates control'.
Client feedback at Client Choice 2017

Daan Beenders


  • Profession
    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2002
  • Expertise
  • Languages
    Dutch, English
  • Education
    Leiden University


Daan, as a noted litigator, specialises in liability and commercial contract law. He has represented leading corporations in both jurisdictional and multi-jurisdictional complex commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution and has advised a broad spectrum of international clients on all kind of liability issues.


He also serves as a deputy judge in the District Court of Haarlem and regularly lectures and publishes on liability and contract law.


Daan’s recent work includes representing and advising:

  • British Airways in various multijurisdictional follow-on proceedings in relation to the alleged air cargo cartel
  • Heineken on several contracting issues pertaining to the centralization of Heineken’s global purchasing activities
  • Philips in various cartel damages cases in relation to the alleged CRT cartel
  • A number of other clients in court proceedings, including preliminary relief proceedings, on liability and contractual matters


Daan won ILO’s 2017 Client Choice Award for best Litigation lawyer in the Netherlands.

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